I. biographical name Sir (William) Arthur 1915-1991 British economist II. biographical name Cecil Day — see Day-Lewis III. biographical name C(live) S(taples) 1898-1963 English novelist & essayist IV. biographical name Edward B. 1918- American biologist V. biographical name Isaac Newton 1858-1931 American army officer & inventor VI. biographical name John Llewellyn 1880-1969 American labor leader VII. biographical name Matthew Gregory 1775-1818 Monk Lewis English author VIII. biographical name Meriwether 1774-1809 American explorer IX. biographical name (Harry) Sinclair 1885-1951 American novelist X. biographical name (Percy) Wyndham 1882-1957 British painter & author

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